Category Archives: Health

Dietary Iron – the surprising truth

When I went to the doctor for my annual physical after adopting a vegan diet, I was a little surprised that he wanted to check my iron levels to make sure I didn’t have anemia. My iron levels were fine, … Continue reading

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B12 for vegans

If you are switching from a standard American diet to a plant-based diet you will almost certainly be adopting a more nutritionally complete diet. And while you might be inspired to do some fine tuning – you can generally rest … Continue reading

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Vegan Conflict

There is a conflict over what we eat going on between the vegan advocates and the meat and dairy promoters. With the recent release of the film Forks Over Knives raising the ante. Vegan advocates are excited to promote a … Continue reading

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Can you ignore total cholesterol if your HDL is high enough?

When trying to understand your cholesterol numbers you will come across two distinct pieces of advice – lower your overall cholesterol and make sure your total cholesterol to HDL ratio is good. However you seldom see these two pieces of … Continue reading

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